Kick Em’ Jenny Small Eruption And Ongoing High Levels Of Seismicity

St. George’s, Grenada – Tuesday 2nd October, 2018.

High level seismicity associated with the Kick em’ Jenny Volcano is continuing. Since the episode began during the afternoon of September 30, 2018 quite a number of events have taken place. The largest identified were the three that occurred on Monday morning at 03:24 a.m., 03:35 a.m. and 03:56 a.m. (local time) of magnitudes 3.5, 3.5 and 3.3 respectively. The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC) is currently working on data and would update further after complete processing

The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) wishes to remind all that the exclusion zone of 2.5 kilometers must continue to be observed.

The threat level continues to be at yellow while the system is being monitored for ongoing activities. Should there be further increase in activities the exclusion zone of 5 kilometers will be requested to be observed.

NaDMA in collaboration with the UWI SRC will continue to monitor, update and inform as necessary.